Wayne County, Indiana Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
== History  ==
 
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*Cemeteries of Wayne County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*Cemeteries of Wayne County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*Young, Andrew W. (Andrew White), 1802-1877. ''History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time&nbsp;: with Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches. 2007 977.263 H2y FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|191711|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wayne-county-indiana-from-its-first-settlement-to-the-present-time-with-numerous-biographical-and-family-sketches/oclc/292022566&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=48319 Family History Archive&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwayneco00inyoun INTERNET ARCHIVE]'' <br>
 
*Young, Andrew W. (Andrew White), 1802-1877. ''History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time&nbsp;: with Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches. 2007 977.263 H2y FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|191711|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wayne-county-indiana-from-its-first-settlement-to-the-present-time-with-numerous-biographical-and-family-sketches/oclc/292022566&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=48319 Family History Archive&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwayneco00inyoun INTERNET ARCHIVE]'' <br>
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).

Parent County

1810--Wayne County was created 27 November 1810 from Clark and Dearborn Counties.
County seat:  Richmond [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representataive Citizens. History of Indiana and the Northwest Territory : Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborignes, Winnebago and Black Hawk Wars, and a Brief Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.)  vol. 1 Google books   vol. 2  Google books   Family History Archive
  • Biographies, Oral Histories, Diaries, Memoirs, Genealogies, Correspondence   Linkpendium
  • Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b  977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraries    vol. 1 INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Wayne County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Wayne County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military Matters" Chapter 14 in Fox, Henry Clay. Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representataive Families in Wayne County. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.), (page 215-230, no Regiment or Companies),   FHL Collection   vol.1   Family History Achive   Google books    Hathi Trust    vol.2   Family History Achive   Google books

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).